Best grave messages: Meet the people who used their tombstone to make a joke

2. John Yeast
Although Mr Yeast’s tombstone does not list when he lived, the pun written on it gives a lot of insight into his sense of humour.

The grave says: “Here lies John Yeast.

“Pardon me for not rising.”

3.John Doe
Although this funny gravestone is an artist’s impression, it makes a lighthearted joke of how social media has become linked to popularity.

Alongside a thumbs up with the number 13,749 written next to it (appearing to represent ‘likes’ on Facebook), it says “he was well liked.”

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